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Southcoast Urgent Care Center Opens In Wareham [GALLERY]

A new Southcoast Urgent Care Center was welcomed to Wareham Crossing with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning.

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Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Funding Rolls In For Mass In Motion New Bedford

Mass in Motion New Bedford's financial future is secure for at least another three years.

The motivational healthy lifestyle program has been awarded another round of funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, which will provide $50,000 a year to the program for three years

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Kasey’s Open Letter Regarding Date Rape Prevention [VIDEOS]

To the woman who called the station this morning just to say that she's "depressed with me," I apologize. I'm sorry that I addressed an important issue in our society which made you feel uncomfortable

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Are Your Teens Trying E-Cigarettes?

The CDC in Atlanta says more than a quarter-million teens who never smoked before used e-cigarettes last year. That's a three-fold increase from 79,000 in 2011 to 263,000 in 2013.

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Should School Start Later For Teenagers?

Doctors say middle school and high school classes should not start before 8:30 a.m.

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Birth Control

BC in 3000 BC

Birth control has always been a taboo to speak about. There are many opinions on the subject, many methods to choose from, and it has seen quite the history. This brief list might make you happy with whatever form of contraception you currently use or have used in the past

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Photo, Tom Ervin, Getty Images

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported In Mass.

Massachusetts health officials are reporting the state's first human case of West Nile Virus this year.

The patient is described only as a man in his 60s who lives in Middlesex County. Officials say the man remains hospitalized, but is recovering

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WHO Says Ebola Virus May Be More Widespread Than Thought

The World Health Organization is expressing concern that ``an invisible caseload'' of Ebola patients is going undetected by government surveillance measures in West Africa.

In a situation assessment issued today, the WHO notes that treatment centers opened over the past two weeks in Liberia were immediately overwhelmed by patients that had not been identified previously

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Campaign Aims To Curb Overuse Of Acetaminophen

There's a campaign aimed at curbing the overuse and even abuse of the pain reliever acetaminophen. It's the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition's "Know Your Dose" campaign.

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Southcoast Health's Kara Gauvin (c) and Dr. Patrick Nugent (r) join WBSM's Pete Braley to discuss maternity ward improvements at St. Luke's / TSM
Southcoast Health's Kara Gauvin (c) and Dr. Patrick Nugent (r) join WBSM's Pete Braley to discuss maternity ward improvements at St. Luke's / TSM

Phase One Of Maternity Ward Improvements Complete At St. Luke’s

Improvements are coming to the maternity ward at St. Lukes Hospital. Phase one of the $13 million project is now complete.

Nineteen post-partum rooms have been enlarged and upgraded with families in mind

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